ICE SWIMMING
“Winter swimming”, swimming in the hole in Epiphany, dousing oneself with cold water in frost or rubbing oneself with snow — how can anyone be surprised today? The hardening of…

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WINDSURFING
Windsurfing is a type of sailing. This entertainment consists in running on the water a small board with a sail. The projectile itself is called a “sailing board” or “windsurf”,…

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RACES ON CREATED CARS
This kind of competition, like racing, first appeared many thousands of years ago. Then race horses and chariots were used for this. Now the possibilities of this sport are much…

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YACHTING

At the words yacht, yachting, sailing, a picture immediately appears in my head – the warm sea, the sun, snow-white sails, girls in swimsuits and tanned young people in shorts. So it is, if you take a boat on a charter in the summer and go on a cruise along the Mediterranean Sea. In fact, yachting is multifaceted and interesting not only for such trips.

It is difficult to say when a person first used a sail to move on water. Historians cannot give a definite answer to this, but they are inclined to believe that somewhere between the time he began to walk on two legs and the way he invented the wheel. In those days, a sailing ship was, most likely, a raft or a dugout with a skin raised on a pole and was able to reach a speed of a couple of kilometers per hour. Today, NASA engineers consider the shape of the hull and sails of the racing yacht, and the budget of the team participating in international competitions is comparable to the budget of the Formula One team. The speed record for sailing today is more than 60 knots (110 kilometers per hour). Continue reading

BAREFOOTING – FEET INSTEAD OF SKIS (BAREFOOTING)

Who would have thought that barfuting will come in water skiing. An explosion of popularity was provided to him by water sports enthusiasts from Florida – they posted a video on the Internet that quickly gained a lot of views. It was in the summer of 2014, since then this sport has attracted a large number of supporters – both professionals and amateurs. Strong and courageous athletes are not stopped by the increased injury risk and more stringent training requirements – they are happy to test their strength.

Barefooting comes from the English barefoot – barefoot. The idea to drive a boat on bare heels belongs to Dick Pope and he made his first race in March 1947. This fact is disputed by sports historians – some believe that the discoverer was Hancock, a young man of 17 years old. Interestingly, these wonderful people also come from Florida. Continue reading

FISHING LASTING (TUNARAMA)

It is far from news that the inhabitants of planet Earth are foolishly invented. And this is not about some crazy ideas that have not found a place in society, but rather have gained general recognition. This directly affects the field of sports, where there are a variety of national competitions. One of these is throwing. Just not easy. Give people just an excuse to throw something like that away and compete in this. So in the form of sport, which will be discussed further, namely, throwing fish at a distance or a festival under the name “Tunarama”. It is held in Australia and is very popular among the national population.
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ALL ABOUT BUILDING
The debate on the topic: "What is building?" Is still ongoing. Some believe that this is a sport, only very unusual and extreme; others claim that this is just a…

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PARASAILING
Humanity has always sought to conquer the sky. Just remember the myth of the flight of Icarus, which took off, but crashed, rising too close to the sun. Later, Da…

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COMPETITIONS ON BOATS MADE FROM BEER TANKS.
From childhood, everyone knows a poem in the translation of Samuel Yakovlevich Marshak about how the three sages decided to swim across the sea into a basin. But if they…

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ICE HOCKEY - THE MOST EXTREME WINTER SPORT
If the idea of ​​regular ice diving is not so scary, then you should think about ice hockey. Do not confuse with classic ice hockey or even underwater hockey. This…

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